Event Calendar

Networking. Growing. Learning. Helping Animals.

A list of ongoing conferences and events that might be of interest to those managing social media for shelters or rescues. If your budget doesn’t allow for you to attend, consider applying to be a speaker, as it often comes with complimentary registration!

Have an event that you’d like us to list? Just send us the key details via the contact form. If you’re looking for speakers, don’t forget to check out our page listing experts from around the country who are available for speaking engagements.

Petfinder’s Adoption Options online workshops and podcasts
Themes vary by workshop
Dates vary
Cost: Free

Nonprofit Learning Labs
Themes, Dates and Locations vary, however prices start lower ($25 and up)

2020

HSUS’ Animal Care Expo
Theme: Animal sheltering and rescues
Date: On Demand through November 1, 2020
Location: Virtual, On Demand
Cost: $49

Cause Camp
Theme: Nonprofit
Date: October 6-7, 2020
Location: Virtual
Cost: $149 Individual

The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement (formerly SAWA) Fall Conference
Theme: Animal welfare and sheltering
Dates: December 1-3, 2020
Location: Virtual
Cost: TBD

Canadian Federation of Humane Societies Mini Event
Theme: Animal sheltering and rescues
Date: December 15, 2020
Location: Virtual
Cost: TBA

2021

SXSW
Theme: Tech, Film, Music, Interactive
Date: March 16-20, 2021
Location: Virtual
Cost: Sign up for future information

Nonprofit Technology Conference
Theme: Nonprofit Tech.
Date: March 23-25, 2021
Location: Virtual
Cost: TBA
Also check out their year round events calendar here. Many of these events are free!

Canadian Federation of Humane Societies National Conference
Theme: Animal sheltering and rescues
Date: April 6-8, 2021
Location: Virtual
Cost: TBA

 

Ongoing events, trainings and webinars are also available through:

ASPCA Pro
Animal Sheltering
Maddie’s Fund Webcasts
The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement
Learning Center